The East Could Be this Summer's Sleeper Hit

Maggie Lange · 05/30/13 03:34PM

The nefarious corporations in the politically charged cult thriller The East are named McCabe-Grey, Hawkstone, and Hiller Brood, respectively. These monikers, laden with symbolism, are heavy-handed and so overtly dubious they give off an almost James Bond villain appeal. With such unambiguously diabolical enemies, there is a sense that The East might be a winking action thriller. But it's not. It's a character-driven thinker. The East doesn't wink at these names. The East takes itself seriously.

Sound of My Voice: What A Long Strange Trip This Will Be

Leah Beckmann · 03/23/12 05:21PM

Here's the suspenseful trailer for Sound of My Voice, the second movie from actress and writer Brit Marling, who last year launched her indie star with the redemptive spacey drama, Another Earth. The film, set to release April 27, is directed by newcomer Zal Batmanglij.

Another Earth: What If There Was Another You?

Richard Lawson · 04/21/11 02:19PM

Here's a trailer for Another Earth, an indie about the discovery of, well, an alternate planet Earth containing all the same people as ours. Freaky! Co-written by its star, Brit Marling, Another Earth earned rave reviews and a prize at this year's Sundance.